SpiceJet starts flights to Dharamsala


spicejetShimla : With the tourist season at its peak in Himachal Pradesh SpiceJet has started flights between Delhi and Dharamsala.

 The first 68 seater flight landed in Dharamsala from Delhi Friday . Later the state’s transport and food minister GS Bali flagged off the flight back to Delhi .

 “Permission has been given by the DG civil aviation to allow daily flights to Dharamsala ,” SpiceJet vice president Kama Hinorani said .

 The flight takes off from Delhi at 5 : 55 am and will land at the Kangra airport at 7 : 30 am and will fly back to Delhi at 7 : 50 am .

 The ticket costs Rs 3000 but is soon expected to go up.Dharamsala is Spicejet’s 46 th destination in India , the airlines now operates to 54 airports .

 The airlines soon plans to travel via Chandigarh which falls midway .

 Last month Air India resumed its flights from Delhi to Dharamsala and Kullu airports .